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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1006-04
October 08, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Spc. Jessica L. Cawvey, 21, of Normal, Ill., died Oct. 6 in Fallujah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near her convoy vehicle. Cawvey was assigned to the Armys National Guards 1544th Transportation Company, Paris, Ill.

For further information related to this release, contact Army Public Affairs at (703) 692-2000.